This year, I dedicate this song to adjunct professors of chemistry. Your contributions are appreciated by me.To my American readers, a very happy Labor Day to you and your family. To people in the rest of the world, happy Monday!
A brief note on the last day of a holiday weekend, courtesy of Sophie Rovner and this week's C&EN:Unemployment is easing in the U.S. economy as a whole, and that trend is reflected in the chemical sector, according to the latest figures compiled by the American Chemical Society. “The unemployment rate of our domestic chemistry workforce is once again under 3.0%, as it was prior to the economic downturn of 2008–09,” notes Elizabeth C. McGaha, assistant director of